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Why the MGT Act won’t mean instant change in federal IT

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

There's a new mechanism for investment in IT. But it's already apparent to many that the government must lay more groundwork to incorporate new tools like AI and blockchain.

GSA unveils ‘atlas’ guide of emerging tech

by Carten Cordell • 4 months ago

The General Services Administration debuted a new web repository chronicling the ongoing emerging technology projects of federal, state and local governments.

Can the federal government’s ‘amazing’ problems make it a leader on blockchain?

by Carten Cordell • 5 months ago

The federal government stands primed to take advantage of blockchain, but can it be a leader in its adoption?

Registry will list verified government accounts on social media, other platforms

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

​The General Service Administration wants to make sure that when citizens engages with public services and government information through third-party platforms, such as social media, that it's valid and government-generated.

Agencies get the OK to use Yelp

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The General Services Administration's DigitalGov team announced this week amended terms of service for Yelp, the popular Web and mobile service that prides itself on helping people find local businesses by rating.

Feds focus on social media ‘hijacking’ after CENTCOM incident

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The pro-Islamic State hacking group that took over U.S. Central Command social media accounts last week might not have unearthed classified defense information, but the federal social media community isn't taking the incident lightly.